Rice Uni Bringing Touch to Gaming in a Whole New Way

The USA’s Rice University is developing haptics for virtual reality, to provide gamers with physical feedback. The Hands Omni glove is a prototype, sponsored by VR company Virtuix. The glove inflates bladders underneath the fingers, to make it feel as though a gamer is actually holding a real object.

Analyst Comment
Is this wearable the first step towards the haptic gloves used to interact with the Oasis in Ernest Cline’s novel, Ready Player One? I can hope… (TA)